Extras

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Civilizations

Landscape as Ideology

In Li Cheng's landscape art escapes the natural world.

Landscape as Ideology

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Civilizations

Heavenly Paradises on Earth

In Islamic architecture, landscapes reflect a mastery over the natural world.

Heavenly Paradises on Earth

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Civilizations

Episode 6 Preview | Paradise on Earth

Explore one of humanity’s deepest artistic urges: the depiction of nature.

Episode 6 Preview | Paradise on Earth

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Civilizations

Nature Becomes the Story

Albrecht Altdorfer sidesteps religious conflict by using nature.

Nature Becomes the Story